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Inside Science: Science Plus

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET

Charles Darwin has long been put on a pedestal and idolized as an objective, rational thinker who challenged the theist views of his day and changed for the better how we see the world. The truth, however, is a lot more complicated says evolutionary biologist Rui Diogo. He takes an unflinching look at how the racism and sexism of the Victorian era undermined Darwin’s scientific work and legacy.